Tertiary Education Institution Council Appointments

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced two appointments to university governing councils and a reappointment to the WelTec Whitireia combined council.

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The impact of student loan debt

The Student Loan Scheme Annual report 2016/17 released today again highlights the debts many people are forced into to try to get ahead, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

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Karamea Area School redevelopment announced

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced a $5 million dollar
project to redevelop the Decile 4 Karamea Area School at the northern end of
the West Coast of the South Island.



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Post-secondary package helps Kiwis get ahead

“The Government is committed to delivering a modern workforce by removing cost barriers to post-secondary education and training,” Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

 
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NCEA review terms of reference announced

Overassessment of students and teacher workload will be addressed as part of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) review starting early next year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

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Public expects restraint on chief executive pay

Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins says changes to legislation may be required to curb the high pay levels of some State sector chief executives.

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$9.5 million boost for teacher supply

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced an immediate $9.5 million teacher supply package to support more teachers into classrooms in 2018.

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National Standards ended

The Government has taken the first steps to turn around a decline in educational achievement among Kiwi children, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.

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80,000 people eligible for fees free

The Government has today made good on its 100-day promise of delivering the first year of fees-free post school training and education and industry training from 1 January next year, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

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New Minister wishes students well for exams

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has wished students well on the eve of NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations.

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